The first book in the Homer Kelly series is set in Concord, Massachusetts. They have some sparking chemistry, irritating each other. The local historical society is in an uproar when one of its members produces love letters purportedly between Thoreau and Emily Dickinson. I'd never heard of Jane Langton or the Homer Kelly Mystery series until today at Savers. A mystery set in "the birthplace of the American Revolution and the home of the horeau, Emerson, and the Alcotts"-and Emily Dickinson quotes cited too?
The Transcendental Murder, . part of Homer Kelly Mystery Series. Open Road Integrated Media Ebook. For Grace Brown Gillson and Joseph Lincoln Gillson. Ruth Wheeler of Fairhaven Bay is in no way responsible for the wild idea behind this book, but her knowledge of Henry Thoreau in Concord was a great help in the writing of The Transcendental Murder. Homer Kell. elebrated Emersonian scholar. In his opinion Concord was a polite little suburban pest-hole, living on its picayune history.
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Publisher’s Summary The citizens of Concord, Massachusetts, never tire of their heritage.
Книга The Transcendental Murder, автор Langton Jane - (Scholarly infighting can get a lot more violent than most outsiders realize, but usually that violence is confined to the printed page. Not so in Concord, Mass. where the arrival of Homer Kelly, an expert on the work of Ralph Waldo Emerson, has stirred up passions concerning a manuscript that may or may not have been written by Henry David Thoreau. Things come to a head during the town's annual re-enactment of Paul Revere's famous ride, when one of the 'Minutemen' turns up dead, still in full Revolutionary regalia
The Transcendental Murder. Book in the Homer Kelly Series). A Must Read Book for Jane Langton Fans. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. If you've read other Homer and Mary Kelly mysteries, but not this one, put this one on your list! This book not only is a good story, but we get to see Homer and Mary when they first meet. Of course, they find each other irritating. The plot, which is quite good and intriguing, throws Mary and Homer together, but still it looks like they will never like each other. All the while, you the reader, know from the other books that they will end up together.
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The Transcendental Murder (1990). 0140148523 (ISBN13: 9780140148527). About book: The peaceful town of Concord, Massachusetts, becomes a hotbed of intrigue and activity when the annual re-creation of the ride of Paul Revere ends in murder. And it falls to Homer Kelly to set things straight.
This first book in the beloved series featuring New England cop/Emerson enthusiast Homer Kelly is a delight. most enjoyable murder mystery (Eudora Welty). The citizens of Concord, Massachusetts, never tire of their heritage. Concord’s latter-day transcendental scholars are a strange bunch, but none is more peculiar than Homer Kelly, an expert on Emerson and on homicide.